We have considered a method for determining the direction of the mesomeric effect of substituents from the dipole moments of C6H5X and CH3X (according to Sutton) and have established the limits of its usefulness.
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Voronkov, M.G. The probelem of determination of the direction of the mesomeric effect of substituents by the sutton rule. Russ Chem Bull 10, 1573–1575 (1961). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00906157
- Dipole Moment
- Mesomeric Effect